Date and Time: February 12, 2020 from 5 to 6:30 pm
Location: New Westminster Secondary School Library
Best-selling author, Eileen Cook, will be discussing her YA fiction and experiences as a writer.
Light refreshments will be served.
Register here: https://forms.gle/BammCnc9m5Ypc6mS8
This event is free for all BCTLA members and a guest.
*Please note: Out-of-town BCTLA members will have the opportunity to participate in this activity via Zoom, an online video conferencing site.
February Reading Events
February is a big month for School Library Learning Commons programs. In February, we celebrate:
The BCTLA would love to hear what your program is doing for each of these events. Tweet out your activities with the hashtag #bctla or post to our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bctlaofficial/
In addition, we are looking for features for our next BCTLA Newsletter. If your SLLC program did something amazing in celebration of Love Your School Library or I Read Canadian Days or Black History Month, we’d want to hear from you. Send us an email, attention: Sheri Kinney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicola Campbell, Robert Munsch, Roch Carrier, David Bouchard, Gordon Korman, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kenneth Oppel, Dennis Lee …
Canada is home to phenomenal writers of world class stories, and February 19th is the day to celebrate them.
The first annual I Read Canadian Day will take place on February 19th. This is a great time to show our pride in our home grown talent.
Consider celebrating by:
The ideas are endless!
Did something fantastic? Share your event with the BCTLA through Twitter, Facebook or email at email@example.com.
For more information, please visit https://ireadcanadian.com/day/
Our teacher-librarians are one of our school communities greatest advocates. It is our pleasure to honour those individuals who demonstrate amazing passion for their role. Awards and Grants nominations are now open and can be accessed here: https://easysurvey.ca/index.php?s=S&v=QX83ZRK&p=0
Please consider nominating an outstanding teacher-librarian in your district. Nominations close at the end of February with confirmations sent out in late April. All award and grant recipients are acknowledged at the BCTLA annual Fall conference.
Completed forms are due by February 28th.
Congratulations to all of our award winners!
B.C. Teacher-Librarian of the Year
Diana Poole Memorial Award
B.C. Teacher-Librarians’ Association President’s Award
Val Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award
New Teacher-Librarian of the Year
2019 Grant Recipients
Ken Haycock Professional Development Grant
William H. Scott Memorial BCTLA Conference Grant